Stand-Up Stella - Standing up for Yourself & Others

Stand Up Stella is the nineteenth of the stories from Powerful You (grades 2-adult). Stella encourages the ability to assume responsibility (ASCA Behavior - Self-Management Skill Standard 1). Anna also self-confidence in ability to succeed (ASCA Mindset 2). 

Powerful You Intermediate Instructions

20-25 minutes per week for each of the 26 social skills lessons

1.    Breathe and Stretch before every lesson.  Feel the benefits in YOUR body and mind.  Kids love the breathing ball

2.   Read the true short story from the 8.5 x 11 Powerful You Educator Cards and watch connection radiate in your class.

3.    Stand tall and practice positive self-talk.

4.   Open the lines of communication by allowing children turn & talk time with each journaling question from the Powerful You Educator Card. (use transition chime to move through questions quickly)

5.   Display the Classroom Social Skills Sign.  Leave a classroom footprint of emotional wellness. 

6.   Use the Powerful You Book for positive quotes and additional activities that correspond to each A-Z lesson. Add your ideas to this resource book.  You are more powerful than you know!  

7.   Purchase The Powerful You Educator Kit . (Includes all resources for grades 3 and up)

8.   See more resources below.

Stand Up Stella loves to ROCK it out to this song!  I am the boss of my body!

“When another person makes you suffer, it is because he suffers deeply within himself, and his suffering is spilling over. He does not need punishment; he needs help. That’s the message he is sending.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh

Grades K & 1 - What is a conflict.

Middle school video - Standing up for others.

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How to be a Bully... Not!
By Marcia Nass

K-1 Video on Bullying.

Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon
By Patty Lovell

How to tell the difference between bullying and a conflict.

Trusty Becomes an UpStander
By Cindy Wetzel and Poppy Moon
Don't Laugh at Me (Reading Rainbow Book)
By Steve Seskin, Allen Shamblin

Will you be the ONE that stands up for others?

By Kathryn Otoshi
The Invisible Boy
By Trudy Ludwig

Stella loved it when Lizzie Sider came to our school and taught about bullying!  Thank you Lizzie!

This song goes great with Stand Up Stella lesson. Lizzie Sider visited our school and I have loved watching her blossom !

rebecca wells